20 Side Dishes For Chicken Cordon Blue

Chicken cordon blue is a fancy word but the recipe itself is simple; it is basically flattened chicken breast that has been rolled up with Swiss cheese and finally ham. There are other ingredients to it but this is the gist.

These are the rest of the ingredients; panko breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, eggs, and dijon mustard. The cheese should be freshly grated whilst the chicken must be boneless. Moreover, the chicken breasts can be substituted with boneless chicken tenders.

This dish is indeed famous these days but that experience can become even better depending on the side dish that you adopt for the day. In this blog, I will share with you arrange of them so you can be sure to compare and decide for your own what you will go with. Shall we?


20 Side Dishes For Chicken Cordon Blue

1. Cheddar’s Broccoli Cheese Casserole

I cannot tell you how easy this recipe is to make. Imagine this, the “most difficult” step is cooking rice. The other ingredients include; milk, frozen broccoli, butter, black pepper, velveeta cheese etc. Preferably, you should use salted butter. Meanwhile, you do not have to use the pepper.

To prepare, you should have cooked rice ready somewhere. Now whisk together mushroom soup cream, milk, and melted butter.

Add cracker crumbs, broccoli, and velveeta then stir. Now that you have your broccoli mixture, carefully pour it on top of the rice. Transfer the rice to the oven and bake for thirty minutes.

If you are wondering how to crush the cracker, it is not a big deal really hitting them on a bowl will do.


2. Traeger Herb Roasted Potatoes

You will like this side dish since it does not demand much space of its own so you can have all the attention you want fixed on the main dish. The ingredients include; russets, kosher salt, baby red potatoes, ground black pepper etc.

To get going, slice the potatoes first. Next, place them in an iron skill along olive oil and add salt, pepper as well as the vegetables. Gently toss the mixture then cover the skillet.

Heat for about thirty minutes then remove. You should know that the potatoes are ready if they are tender enough for a fork to penetrate them.

Meanwhile, you can have variations with this recipe; you are free to add carrots for example, garlic, parsley etc.


3. Chili’s Loaded Mashed Potatoes

This recipe can be made ahead of time living only the last step i.e. baking which does not take more than ten minutes. The ingredients are; scallions, potatoes, heavy cream, bacon, and butter among others. Like with recipe one, I would advise that you use salted butter.

Start with the potatoes for this recipe. Place them in water, add salt then cover and heat them on high for twenty or so minutes. As they cook, fry bacon separately (preferably undercook). Once the potatoes are ready, drain them place them in a pot and add cream and butter then mash.

Now place them in a baking dish, salt, and top with cheese as well as shredded bacon. Bake for ten minutes. Top with Scallion once ready.


4. Cheesy Cauliflower Rice

We often eat cauliflower because of its health components. What if I told you there was a way of making it tasty too? Well, you are just to learn about it.

The ingredients include; shredded pepper jack cheese, lime wedge, cilantro, black pepper etc. Instead of the cilantro, you could do green onions (this is in order to bring in some crunch).

To begin, add cream to a skillet then allow for simmering. Add cheese, salt and pepper then stir until a sauce forms. Place in tomatoes and cauliflower and continue heating for not more than five minutes. Sprinkle with lime juice and finally cilantro.

The recipe can be stored in a fridge a week. Be sure to reheat before serving in this case.


5. Traeger Corn on the Cob

This is a great summer recipe. You can smoke or grill it instead depending on what you feel like. The ingredients are; corn on the cord, water, sugar. As you can imagine already, sugar is to allow a bit more sweetening. Water helps aid this process too. If the corn is harvested midseason though, you can ignore the sweeteners.

To prepare, start with removing the exterior husks from the corn. Next, pour water in a container then add sugar. Place the corn therein in and let it rest there for at least an hour.

Remove the corn thereafter, shake away the water and place it with its husks on grill grates. Cover the traeger and smoke for about thirty minutes. Now remove the corn and remove its husks too.


6. Scalloped Potatoes

If you already know Au gratin, then you are not far from this recipe. The difference here is that no cheese is used.

The ingredients for scalloped potatoes include; black pepper, cream and a half-and-half, potatoes, garlic etc. you may use any of russet, Yuko or red potatoes. Whichever type you go for however, endeavor to peel.

To prepare pour heavy cream and half-and-half. Add garlic, pepper, and salt. Next, place in the potatoes and ensure that they are covered.

Heat over low heat for forty or so minutes whilst stirring in every ten minutes to ensure that the potatoes do not stick at the bottom of the pan. At the twenty five minutes point, low the heat even further.

Transfer the potatoes to the oven, add cream sauce and cheese. Bake for twenty minutes. As you serve, sprinkle parsley.


7. Air Fryer Jalapeno Fries

These fries will work for those that do not so much spice. In the alternative, you can always get that in the chicken cordon blue. The ingredients here are; flour, jalapeno, pepper, eggs, panko breadcrumbs, and cilantro. The eggs should be beaten.

Start by cutting the tops of jalapenos. Now slice them according to their lengths and remove the seeds and ribs. Further make out four or so strips from the jalapenos.

Separately, set the following ingredients in different bowls; flour season with pepper and salt, cilantro lime mixed with breadcrumbs, and finally whisked eggs.

Immerse the strips in each of the bowls, spritz with olive oil, then air fry. The strips are ready when they turn golden brown. Serve with jalapeno dressing.


8. Taco Bell’s Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes

It is very difficult to come by taco bell’s cheesy fiesta potatoes and consequently, have them as a side dish. They have been made scarce owing to the switch by many food shops to taco bell’s nacho fries. Should you be a fan of the latter, I have go you.

The ingredients are; fajita seasoning, home fries, nacho cheese sauce, and sour cream.

To start off, you need to buy home fries which are essentially diced potatoes. Once home, fry them in a skillet.

As they are frying, add cheese sauce in a microwave and heat it for some two minutes. Endeavor to stir as you do. Now top the fries with sour cream, cheese sauce, and fajita seasoning.


9. Longhorn Steakhouse Crispy Brussels Sprouts Recipe

This recipe is certainly one of the healthiest on this list. It is said to reduce one’s chances of suffering from cancer.

The ingredients include; honey, chili powder, maple syrup, smoked paprika, chipotle and adobo etc. if you cannot find chipotle and adobo, then you can work with chipotle chili powder.

To start on this recipe, places Brussels sprouts in boiling water and simmer for four minutes. Drain, then place the sprouts in a thirty seconds ice bath.

Next, cut Brussels sprouts into halves and sprinkle with oil. Roast for twenty minutes. Separately, and before the roasting ends, melt butter then to it add paprika, chipotle seasoning, syrup, red pepper flakes, and honey to make a sauce. Once Brussels sprouts is ready, drizzle the sauce in it.


10. Dijon Parmesan Potatoes

The good thing with these potatoes is that they pretty much work well with any meal. So learning to prepare them will not stop at chicken cordon blue.

The necessary ingredients are; dijon mustard, parmesan cheese, baby red potatoes, pepper, olive oil, and salt. You can always replace red potatoes provided your alternatives are small.

To prepare the recipe, slice the potatoes into half each. Now, place mustard and cheese in two different bowls.

Dip the potatoes in the bowls then sprinkle them with salt, black pepper, and olive oil. Roast in the oven for a little over fifteen minutes.

You can always an air fryer in the place of the oven though. In that case, you should remember to flip either sides of the sliced potatoes.


11. Ore-Ida Crinkle Fries in the Air Fryer

These fries crispy yet they carry zero oil. That is a deal you cannot afford to have pass by you. It is also a simple to prepare recipe with only a single ingredient i.e. Ore-Ida golden crinkles frozen French fries.

To prepare, open the bag of Ore-Ida golden crinkles frozen French fries and then in a single layer, pour them in an air fryer basket. Next, fry at 400 degrees for ten minutes.

Recall to shake halfway through the frying. When ready, the fries are golden brown in color. Once you have ascertained that they are ready indeed, remove them probably with the aid of tongs.

Ketchup works well whilst serving the ore-ida crinkle fries.


12. Traeger Vegetables

I will specify certain using certain vegetables shortly but the thing about this recipe is that you can replace them with any that you prefer. Hence the name “vegetables”.

The ingredients to consider include; asparagus, carrot, Brussels sprout, cauliflower, rosemary, Italian seasoning etc. About switching vegetables, you should recall that different veggies cook for different lengths of time.

To prepare, wash the vegetables and then slice them. Place them in a bowl next and add to them olive oil as well as seasoning. Toss until they are properly coated.

Depending on whether you are using large or small vegetable, place directly on the grill grates or use the aid of a pan or aluminum foil respectively. Grill for twenty minutes.


13. Cheesy Baked Asparagus with Mozzarella

This dish does not take long to prepare so it is easy to scale if you have a large serving. The ingredients include; mozzarella cheese, black pepper, asparagus, kosher salt, whole milk etc. Be sure to use fresh asparagus. Also remove the tough ends of this veggie.

To cook, drizzle salt, pepper, olive oil, and garlic over the asparagus. Toss to coat. Now evenly pour milk over the asparagus before adding both parmesan, and cheese.

Bake the cheese for twenty or more minutes. You will know to stop when the cheese turns golden brown. It will also start to burble around the same time. You can now introduce parsley and red pepper flakes. The last mentioned step is optional though.


14. Ninja Foodi Red Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic

Probably you are already a fun of potato side dishes. Or maybe not?  Is it because of the hustle they come with? Because trying out a Ninja will change everything.

The ingredients include; pepper, chicken broth, minced garlic, rosemary etc. You will need a rather large strip of rosemary on this one. You can also replace chicken broth with vegetable broth.

To prepare the recipe, place all ingredients in the Ninja. Close the lid whilst making sure that the valve is in the seal position. Cook at high for five minutes before.

When there is a beep, release pressure by opening the lid. Now sauté for again five minutes. What you are doing here is having the broth cook off.


15. Air Fryer Spicy Zucchini Fries

The ingredients here are; olive oil spray, red hot sauce, lime, coarse sea salt, panko bread crumbs, eggs, and zucchini of course.

You can always leave out the red hot sauce if you do not like it or are unable to find it. Relatedly, you can switch panko breadcrumbs with regular ones though you should only do so if you must.

To start off, slice zucchini into four quarters and then for each of the four wedges, slice another for. Now separately place panko brads on a plate, mix eggs and the sauce in a bowl, and finally wing breading on another.

Coat zucchini with the different ingredients, one after another then transfer to an air fry. Spritz olive oil spray then fry. When ready, remove zucchini and sprinkle half lime. Sprinkle sea salt.


16. Italian Green Beans with Tomatoes

This side dish takes normal Italian beans and makes a whole new thing out of them. The ingredients include; white wine, oregano, fresh beans, parmesan cheese, shallots etc. The cheese should be freshly grated.

To begin on cooking these beans, place them in a microwave along with water and steam for not more than five minutes. Separately, place butter in a skillet and melt it with olive oil.

Add shallots and garlic, sauté for three minutes. Add oregano, tomatoes, and basil then wait for two minutes. The beans are next. Ensure that you stir them after adding.

Once the ingredients start to dry, pour wine in and simmer for a short while. Remove from heat. Sprinkle in pepper and salt.


Other Side Dishes For Chicken Cordon Blue

  1. Copycat Sweets and Meats Sweet Potato Casserole
  2. Taco John’s Potato Ole Seasoning
  3. Air Fryer Cheesy Tomatoes
  4. Chick-fil-A Kale Crunch Salad

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